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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1986

100 STAT. 3870

PUBLIC LAW 99-661—NOV. 14, 1986

[2) An analysis of the benefits and detriments to the Armed 'i>' Forces of using the demographic distribution of faiths among members of the Armed Forces as a guide to the faith distribution within the Corps of Chaplains. (3) An analysis of the time devoted by chaplains to such responsibilities as administrative tasks, conduct of religious services, and counseling, with particular emphasis on the time devoted to faith-specific tasks and to non-faith-specific tasks. j (4) An analysis of the personnel policies for managing the Corps of Chaplains (including the separation of chaplains for J failure to achieve promotion), and the effect of these policies upon the faith composition of the Corps of Chaplains, to include I a statistical analysis of the effect on the current faith distribu^; tion within the Armed Forces today if all those chaplains involuntarily released from duty during fiscal years 1980 through 1985 had been retained on active duty until fiscal year


^ (5) An analysis of the benefits and detriments of using grade retentions, continuation boards, and standby tours of duty for reserve chaplains for the purpose of altering the faith composition of the Corps of Chaplains. (6) An explanation of the manner by which chaplains are recruited and the role of organized faith groups in assisting or retarding the recruitment or retention of chaplains. (b) VIEWS OF FAITH GROUP OFFICES.—To the maximum extent

possible, the Secretary shall seek the views of faith group offices that deal with chaplains. Any written comment received from any such office shall be appended to the report under subsection (c). (c) REPORT.—The Secretary of Defense shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives a report on the study under subsection (a). The report shall include each of the matters described in paragraphs (1) through (6) of such subsection and shall be submitted no later than January 9, 1987. PART B—RESERVE FORCES SEC. 521. INCREASED PRESIDENTIAL AUTHORITY TO AUGMENT ACTIVE FORCES WITH THE SELECTED RESERVE (a) NUMBER OF MEMBERS THAT MAY BE ORDERED TO ACTIVE DUTY

INVOLUNTARILY.—Subsection (c) of section 673b of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking out "100,000" and inserting in lieu thereof "200,000". (b) AUTHORITY TO EXTEND PERIOD OF CALL-UP.—Such section is further amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(i) When a unit of the Selected Reserve, or a member of the Selected Reserve not assigned to a unit organized to serve as a unit of the Selected Reserve, is ordered to active duty under this section and the President determines that an extension of the service of such unit or member on active duty is necessary in the interests of national security, he may authorize the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Transportation with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Navy to extend the period of such order to active duty for a period of not more than 90 additional days. Whenever the President exercises his authority under this subsection, he shall immediately notify Congress of such action and shall include in the notification a statement of reasons